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other system in the u.s. >> thank you. >> cook county -- >> is your microphone on? >> i thought it was. thank you. cook county pairs with many other community health centers. "we find is, when we provide access to primary care, we uncover specialty needs. one of the big problems we have as a hospital, one of our major challenges, is that these patients in the community health centers have nowhere to go to receive those services. they refer them to us. i think the community health centers are invaluable, because the offer care in the communities where people live. they are likely to be more flexible in their hours and pay scales. but then they have no where to send them. we are the safety net. it is a continuous attention we have with capacity, in meeting those needs. >> do you want to ask? got to hit your button. >> thank you. i have worked for 20 years at the unity network, two or three miles here from here. what i saw there was a population that, were it not for the health center, would be in the emergency room. there were not private providers in the neighborhood. to the extent thei
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